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[audio]Soaked In Seaweed - STEPHEN LEACOCK
LibriVox recording of Soaked In Seaweed and 7 other Nonsense Novels, by Stephen Leacock. Read by Phil Chenevert 8 great spoofs of 'types' of fiction by the premier Canadian humorist Leacock, taken from his book Nonsense Novels. The title of each parody gives away it's genre: Soaked in Seaweed or, Upset in the Ocean; Maddened by Mystery: or, The Defective Detective; "Q." A Psychic Pstory of the Psupernatural; Guido the Gimlet of Ghent: A Romance of Chivalry; The Man in Asbestos: an Allegory of th...
Keywords: librivox: humor; leacock; parodies
Downloads: 2,909
[audio]Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town - Stephen Leacock
LibriVox recording of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, by Stephen Leacock, from the Gutenberg e-text #3533, in the public domain. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature. The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti...
Keywords: Mariposa, Leacock, audiobook, Librivox
Downloads: 55,729
[audio]La Linterna Magica - Programa 115 - Ayoze Garcia
Programa de la emisora Todo Radio de Gran Canaria (España), dedicado al cine de autor, clásico y de culto. Edición del 12 de julio de 2013, con entrevistas a Augusto Álamo, Hilario J. Rodríguez y Claudio Utrera. Más información en http://lalinternamagica.blogspot.com.es/2013/07/programa-115.html
Keywords: Richard Leacock; radio; cine; La Linterna Magica
Downloads: 28
[audio]Forbidden Island Rules - David Pretty
Rules Explanation for the board game "Forbidden Island".
Keywords: Forbidden Island; Matt Leacock; rules; board game
Downloads: 17
[texts]On the Making of Louisiana Story - Richard Leacock
An article by Richard Leacock documenting his experience shooting the film "Louisiana Story" with Robert & Frances Flaherty over 14 months in Louisiana. The article was written around 1983
Keywords: Richard Leacock; Robert Flaherty; Louisiana story; documentary
Downloads: 146
[audio]Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich - Stephen Leacock
LibriVox recording of Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, by Stephen Leacock. "Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich" is a work of humorous fiction by Stephen Leacock first published in 1914. It is the follow-up to his 1912 classic "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town." Like that work, it is a sequence of interlocking stories set in one town, but instead of focusing on a small Canadian town in the countryside, it is set in a major American metropolis and its characters are the upper crust of...
Keywords: fiction; humor; satire; stephen; leacock; rich; wealthy
Downloads: 11,946
[audio]Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels - Stephen Leacock
LibriVox recording of Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels, by Stephen Leacock. Read by TriciaG. Eight silly stories by Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by Tricia G) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: Comedy; Fiction; Humor; librivox; literature; audiobook; leacock
Downloads: 5,761
[movies]Magnet Laboratory, A - Richard Leacock
In the hands of another director, the inner-workings of a magnet laboratory could have caused a whole classroom to fall asleep of boredom. No so when Leacock was hired to produce this twenty-minute version of lab mayhem. Try this: six researchers in a lab at MIT in the late 1950's show-off the power of electro-magnets, and in the process, accidentally set an experiment on fire(Leacock says he did a retake without the fire, but preferred the immediacy of the fire sequence and kept it in)...
Keywords: magnet; degauss; physics; science; PSSC; Leacock
Downloads: 8,877 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[audio]Frenzied Fiction - Stephen Leacock
LibriVox recording of Frenzied Fiction, by Stephen Leacock. Read by Debra Lynn. From the cave man to Santa Claus; spies, know-it-alls, and journalists: all are fair game for Leacock’s special brand of humor. He touches on the changes time has brought about in the city, education, and work habits. Among the other topics in this work are nature, fishing, gardening, success, and spirits--both of the departed and of the variety Prohibition prohibited...
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; leacock; humor; short stories; fiction
Downloads: 43,588
[audio]Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town - Stephen Leacock
LibriVox recording of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, by Stephen Leacock. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature. The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti. Although drawn from his experiences in Orillia, Ontario, Leacock writes in the introduction: "Mariposa is not a real t...
Keywords: LibriVox; audiobook; Literature; Sunshine Sketches; Satire; Stephen Leacock
Downloads: 12,536
[audio]Forbidden Island Play Through - David Pretty
Audio capture for our play-through of the board game "Forbidden Island".
Keywords: Forbidden Island; Matt Leacock; board game; podcast; session report; play-through
Downloads: 10
[unknown]In Defense of the Flaherty Traditions - Richard Leacock
Richard Leacock, acclaimed filmmaker and one of the pioneers of the Cinema Direct movement in the United States, writes an essay defending the filmmaking of Robert Flaherty (who's film Louisiana Story, he shot in 1947), from its attacks based on the book about Flaherty by Paul Rotha
Keywords: Richard Leacock; Robert Flaherty; Moana; Louisiana Story; cinema verite; cinema direct
Downloads: 62
[audio]#14 - Matt Leacock - Action Phase Podcast - teagank.com
Matt Leacock tells me the inspiration behind his epidemiology-inspired board game Pandemic. We also talk about the theories behind creating games and why zombies are so darn popular right now.
Keywords: Action Phase Podcast; podcast; Teagan Keating; Philadelphia; Matt Leacock; Pandemic; Pandemic board game; board games
Downloads: 31
[movies]ONE Of The Parrallel Movies - Yoko Ono
Film by Jean Luc Godard / Richard Leacock / D.A. Pennebaker with Anthony Scott awesome short movie "One Of The many" show the real face of WAR. At the same time it's a metaphore of captivity effect on the living one brain. Take care, make love not war !Soundtrack plunderphonic mash up by Wild Worm WebMusic in free download herehttp://archive.org/details/BornToBeCannonFodder
Keywords: Jean Luc Godard; Richard Leacock; Pennebaker; Anthony Scott; war; music; plunerphonic; mashup; experimental; yoko ono; fluxus; art
Downloads: 69
[audio]150 Years of the Buffalo Museum of Science - Kathy Leacock, Curator of Collections, Buffalo Museum of Science - April 18, 2012 - The Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History, & Nature (C-SAAHN)
The Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Central Library hosted the Buffalo Cultural Anniversary Wednesday Noon-Hour Lecture Series in April, 2012, in commemoration of Buffalo's four significant cultural anniversaries in 2011 - 2012: 175 Years - Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (4/4/12); (http://archive.org/details/175YearsOfLibrariesInBuffaloErieCounty-SpeakerAnneConableBuffalo) 150 Years - Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society (4/11/12); (http://archive.org/details/150riginsAndEverafterKeepin...
Keywords: Kathy Leacock; Buffalo Museum of Science; Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library; C-SAAHN; Buffalo Stories AUDIO Series
Downloads: 9
[movies]JcK0159 La Isla Prohibida - JcK
http://www.jck.cl/wordpress/jck0159-isla-prohibida Instrucciones en Espanol
Keywords: Forbidden Island; La Isla Prohibida; Matt Leacock; Devir; JcK; Jugando con Ketty; VideoResena; Video Resena; Como jugar; Juego de Mesa; BoardGam
Downloads: 100
[movies]JcK0159V La Isla Prohibida - JcK
http://www.jck.cl/wordpress/jck0159-isla-prohibida Instrucciones en Espanol
Keywords: Forbidden Island; La Isla Prohibida; Matt Leacock; Devir; JcK; Jugando con Ketty; VideoResena; Video Resena; Como jugar; Juego de Mesa; BoardGame
Downloads: 26
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